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PostPosted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:24 pm 

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Mentioned in new catalogue.


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 Post subject: Re: Silence and Cry
PostPosted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:34 pm 
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More Jancsó, nice!


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 Post subject: Re: Silence and Cry
PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:26 pm 
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And I gather this is a substantially better master than the one that fuelled the old Clavis disc.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:54 pm 
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Now listed on Second Run's website as having a BD release forthcoming this year \:D/


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:09 pm 
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This is fantastic news!

True story - several years ago I sold a DVD of Silence and Cry to the late Carrie Fisher on the Amazon Marketplace. I always wondered what she thought of the film, but you don't go buying a DVD of Silence and Cry without having a serious interest in cinema as an art form. I'll think of her when I watch the Blu-ray, and wish she were here to enjoy it with us.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:45 pm 
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jsteffe wrote:
This is fantastic news!

True story - several years ago I sold a DVD of Silence and Cry to the late Carrie Fisher on the Amazon Marketplace. I always wondered what she thought of the film, but you don't go buying a DVD of Silence and Cry without having a serious interest in cinema as an art form. I'll think of her when I watch the Blu-ray, and wish she were here to enjoy it with us.

I think that's probably better than any of the posts in the actual "I sold this thing to that guy" thread!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:29 am 
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Now coming in 2018.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:59 am 
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Latest newsletter confirms a February release.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:23 pm 
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Release date: 2/26. Region free. Pre-order is up.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:49 pm 
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SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
Silence and Cry (1968) presented from a brand new 2K restoration of the film by the Hungarian Digital Archive and Film Institute, supervised by the film's cinematographer János Kende.
World premiere home video presentation of Miklós Jancsó's three renowned but rarely seen Jelenlét series of short films (1965-86)
Original Hungarian soundtrack in Dual Mono 24-bit LPCM audio
Booklet featuring a new essay on the film by critic and film historian Tony Rayns
New and improved English subtitle translation.
Region Free Blu-ray
World premiere on Blu-ray


Are these the same Jelenlét films that were on DreamQuest Films DVD? Confused by "World premiere home video presentation"...


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:38 pm 

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Correct. JELENLET (THE PRESENCE) 3 films about the Jewish experience in Hungary are on the Dreamsquest DVD. Incidentally I am an unfortunate possessor of this poorly transferred Canadian version of SILENCE AND CRY. The image is interlaced and non-anamorphic and the subs keep sticking so an upgrade is welcome. (I am aware of better DVDs released in Europe later.)


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:58 am 

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The three Jelenlét films are presented in HD for the first time, so specs have been updated to read:
'World premiere HD presentation of Miklós Jancsó’s renowned but rarely-seen documentary trilogy of short films.'


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:41 am 
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See also The Junk Shop on The Cremator - this previously appeared on the Czech DVD of Pearls of the Deep, but in standard definition and unsubtitled, so to all practical intents and purposes Second Run’s English-friendly HD version was a video premiere.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:00 pm 

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Blu-ray pre-order now just £14:99 at HMV UK


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:47 am 

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And now £14:99 pre order at Amazon UK too


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:49 am 

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Full details of this release now live at our website.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:19 pm 

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"A thought-provoking portrait of a unique director at a critical juncture in history."
The first review is in! The Geek Show review Jancsó's SILENCE AND CRY.


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